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(See Plate II.) The pedestal is equal in height to three-fourths of the base, and is
of the kind called védibadhra (Plate I.) The column is also placed, as may be
seen in another design (Plate IV.), only on a pedestal which is equal to half the ...
Besides the model referred to in the above description, Plate XVI. contains three
more designs of pillars, which may also serve as specimens of those of the
seventh sort, so far at least as their dimensions are concerned. The pillars which
(See Plate XXI.) The breadth of this vimāna, which is measured between the two
angular pillars, is divided into six parts: two are given to the muchb'hadra (or the
middle niche), and two to the space on each side. * An ornament made in the ...
... one to the pillar, a half to the entablature, a quarter to the upper base, a half to
the cantha, one to the cupola, and a half to the pinnacle. A VIMÁNA CONSISTING
OF FOUR STORIES. (See Plate XXXI.) “The height of the vimāna being divided ...
(See Plate XXXII.) “The height is to be divided into twenty-four parts: one and a-
half to be given to the base, three to the pillar, one and a-half to the entablature of
the first story; two and a-half to the pillar, one and a-quarter to the entablature of ...
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.